116- Chronicle [6.0]

Whilst attending a party, three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.

Director Josh Trank seems as fed up with the found footage audience as most people are, so why does he opt for it? In the opening scene of Chronicle, one of his leads gives a fairly stilted reason for constantly filming that one can look past; however, all the other instances of filming are more forced and made me wish that Chronicle avoided the style all together. Though not providing anything new for the superhero genre, the film is nonetheless a mildly interesting look at the responsibilities of having super powers.

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2 responses to “116- Chronicle [6.0]”

  1. dirtywithclass says :

    I think i liked this one more than you

  2. jarwatchesfilms says :

    (spoiler alert)

    I think the scene in which Andrew starts spouting philosophical nonsense as a means to express him losing his sanity was a bit heavy handed. The dying mother/abusive drunk father was enough as is.

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